GASTON COUNTY, N.C. - The Gaston County Police Department pulled over a car Wednesday and seized about 1.5 kilograms of methamphetamine, according to a news release from the department.
Officers conducted the traffic stop about 9 a.m. on Interstate 85 and brought in a K-9 unit. The dog sniffed out the narcotics, located in a hidden compartment.
Police arrested and charged Juan Lopez of Houston, Texas, and Gabriela Garcia and Benito Hernandez, both of Winston-Salem, with several drug-related offenses.
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